December 22, 2022

Can Hot Water Kill Termites?

Can Hot Water Kill Termites? Termites are a real menace for homeowners. They can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage in just a quick few years, so prevention methods for termites are essential. One such prevention method is to use hot water because termites don’t like it. Can Hot Water Kill Termites? Yes, but only if you bring it to a boil. Thankfully, boiling water can be achieved with a variety of devices in the kitchen, such as an electric kettle or microwave. Note that microwaves are not 100% effective because they often leave enough termites alive to continue […]
December 7, 2022

How To Prevent Termites Naturally?

How To Prevent Termites Naturally? Termites may do significant harm to your property and are one of the most difficult pests to eradicate from your prized possession. They can cause a lot of damage to your home if left unchecked. Fortunately, there are some natural ways to prevent termites from invading your home. In this article, we will discuss some of the most effective natural methods for preventing termites. Here is the list of preventive methods Eliminating untreated wood in your home with a termite-resistant coating is the first step in termite prevention. This covers any wood used in the […]
October 4, 2022

Effective Ways To Prevent Termites From Spreading

12 effective ways to prevent termites from spreading. Termites are one of nature’s most cunning and destructive creatures. They can quickly spread across the home and cause untold damage to the structure, making it difficult to remove the infestation without finesse. However, termite control is possible with a few strategic measures that should be taken today. Here are some tips that should help. Effective Ways To Prevent Termites From Spreading 1. Get Rid of Moisture: When a termite infestation is discovered, the first thing your pest control service should do is find the source of moisture and eliminate it. Some experts […]
September 19, 2022

Termite Infestation – What Can You Do?

Termite Infestation – What Can You Do? Termites are malicious and dangerous; they can destroy an entire house in a single night. You must take immediate action if you suspect termites have been in your house. Termites are attracted to moisture and wood, so if there is evidence of termite infestation, this will be found first on the exterior walls of the building near the ground. A simple inspection with a flashlight will show if there are any signs of small holes or large circular patches on the wall or ceiling where large numbers of tiny insects have emerged from […]
August 19, 2022

How Can You Protect Your Home From Termites

How Can You Protect Your Home From Termites? Termites can cause havoc in your home, destroying wooden structures and causing structural damage. They can easily be found in the soil around your home, but it’s impossible to see them with the naked eye. That’s why you must rely on pest control professionals to monitor for termites and treat your terrain when necessary. If you suspect that you may have a problem, contact a pest control professional as soon as possible. Protect yourself and your home from termites by understanding the common signs of their presence and treating any evidence accordingly. […]
August 15, 2022

Ants vs Termites: How To Tell Them Apart?

Ants vs Termites: How To Tell Them Apart? Ants and termites are both insects that infest our homes. However, before hiring a pest control professional to exterminate them, you must identify them. Only when you do so can you choose the right professional exterminator. Today, we will share with you the difference between termites and ants. After going through the differences choosing the right extermination service is easy. Read on – Ants vs Termites: How To Tell Them Apart?: 1. Antennae shape: One of the most distinct differences between them is their antennae’s shape. The shape of the ant’s antennae […]
June 27, 2022

What Does Termite Damage Look Like?

What Does Termite Damage Look Like? What Causes Termites In Your Home? Termites are small, hump-backed insects that are commonly found in the wood and soil of warmer climates. When they gnaw on wood, they release a corrosive substance called “termite droppings”, which can cause long-term damage to other materials as well. They are also found in homes, especially in houses built with wood. They can be found in the wood ceiling, walls, and floors in your home. These termites feed on the cellulose of the wood, which is why they are commonly found in wooden structures. Read on – […]
May 25, 2022

Can A Termite Bite You?

Can A Termite Bite You? Termites are widespread insects in Singapore. Wood-eating termites are social insects that reside in big colonies and feed on wood. Given that they consume wood, it is reasonable to assume they have a powerful bite. However, their bites are exceedingly rare, and even when they do occur, they are not deadly to people. Let’s dig a little deeper into the basics of a termite bite. Can A Termite Bite You? Most individuals wonder if termites can bite or sting humans. Termites eat through wood with the help of their projecting mandibles or jaws. Soldier termites, […]
March 12, 2022

What Are the Sure Signs of Drywood Termites Infestation?

What Are the Sure Signs of Drywood Termites Infestation? A queen termite can lay at least 1000 eggs in a day. And the laid eggs may take a week or 2 to hatch into nymphs (larva). And after 3-4 molts, the larvae will have grown into termites that can spread throughout your property within hours or days. With enough food, moisture, and the right environment, termites can establish a colony within a few years. With the colony having at least 1 million termites, it will take at least 3-5 to substantially damage your property. But why wait for all these […]
February 22, 2022

7 DIY Ways To Remove Termites In Your Home

7 DIY Ways To Remove Termites In Your Home – Have you ever found a big black bug in your home? If so, it’s likely a termite. Termites can be a major problem because they destroy your home from the inside out. They create tunnels and tubes that allow them access to all parts of your house. You may not notice the damage until it’s too late, and the cost of repairs will be much higher if left untreated. Here are 7 quick and easy ways to get rid of termites in your home today. Read on – 7 DIY […]
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